National / International News

Lloris signs new five-year Spurs deal

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 00:08
Tottenham's France international goalkeeper Hugo Lloris signs a five-year contract extension with the Premier League club.

England name women's World Cup squad

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-10 00:04
Richmond flanker Alex Matthews is included in a 26-strong England squad for the Women's Rugby World Cup in France next month.

The NHS budget: Five things we've learned

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 23:55
How new report lifts the lid on NHS finances

Emergency data law to be rushed in

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 23:44
Emergency legislation will be brought in next week to force phone and internet companies to log records of customer calls, texts and internet use.

Crash burns victim returns to skiing

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 23:33
A 20-year-old Wrexham woman who suffered 96% burns to her body returns to the ski slope as part of her recovery work.

Burberry warns of exchange rate hit

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 23:31
Burberry, the UK luxury fashion brand, announces a strong rise in sales but warns that profits could be hit by unfavourable exchange rates.

From McDonald's To Organic Valley, You're Probably Eating Wood Pulp

NPR News - Wed, 2014-07-09 23:29

Many processed foods contain cellulose, which is plant fiber that is commonly extracted from wood. It's used to add texture, prevent caking and boost fiber. And it's been around for ages.

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The Little Spacecraft That Couldn't

NPR News - Wed, 2014-07-09 23:28

A team of volunteer space cowboys may have to say goodbye to ISEE-3 and to their dream of reviving for a final mission the creaky, 36-year-old hardware. Failed tests Wednesday suggest a fuel problem.

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The Little Spacecraft That Couldn't

NPR News - Wed, 2014-07-09 23:28

A team of volunteer space cowboys may have to say goodbye to ISEE-3 and to their dream of reviving for a final mission the creaky, 36-year-old hardware. Failed tests Wednesday suggest a fuel problem.

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Bingeing On Bad News Can Fuel Daily Stress

NPR News - Wed, 2014-07-09 23:27

Simply watching, reading or listening to steady news coverage of a traumatic event can be as stressful as experiencing the event in person, research suggests.

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Could A Socialist Senator Become A National Brand?

NPR News - Wed, 2014-07-09 23:23

Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders opposes war and advocates for veterans. Even in the most conservative corner of Vermont, he's managed to do well. Now there's buzz that Sanders may run for president.

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VIDEO: Cave transformed into giant trampoline

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 23:17
The world's largest underground trampoline has been unveiled in a cave in Blaenau Ffestiniog, North Wales.

VIDEO: Explorer emerges after living underwater

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 23:14
Ocean explorer Fabien Cousteau, grandson of Jacques Cousteau, has just resurfaced after spending 31 days living underwater.

Call to review surgery waiting times

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 23:10
A re-think is needed on the waiting time target for routine operations as 18 weeks is too long for some patients, the new leader of UK surgeons says.

Stately home to be rehab centre

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 23:09
A rehabilitation centre for injured soldiers at Headley Court in Surrey will move to a new site in the East Midlands.

VIDEO: World Cup 2014's best celebrations

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 23:05
BBC Sport looks back at some of the best goal celebrations of the 2014 World Cup.

VIDEO: Charity adverts run with jihad videos

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 22:37
Adverts for charities, government organisations and the BBC are running on video sharing websites before some jihadi videos, Newsnight finds.

'Keep youngsters on job track' call

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 22:22
Young people need to be kept on track in the search for jobs into their mid-twenties, a government auditor warns.

Civil servants stage 24-hour strike

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 21:41
Members of the Public and Commercial Services Union are staging a 24-hour strike in Scotland over pay cuts.

Gaza situation is 'on knife-edge'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-09 21:27
The situation in Gaza "is on a knife-edge", UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon warns, urging Israel and Palestinian militants to end hostilities.

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